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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What difficulties did Suu Kyi refer to in her letter to the editor dated 14 April 1989?
(a) Being sentenced to hard labor.
(b) Facing soldiers ordered to shoot her.
(c) Being shut off from human contact.
(d) Losing faith.
2. According to Josef Silverstein, how did Aung San Suu Kyi become the spokesperson for a democratic movement in a matter of weeks?
(a) The NLD party leaders promoted her.
(b) Because of her name.
(c) She had a contact at the Burma national press.
(d) She had a rigorous schedule for political rallies.
3. In an interview with Dominic Falder on AsiaWeek in July 1989, what is Suu Kyi's response to the question, "what would happen after the elections, if there were elections?"
(a) "The NLD would win by a landslide."
(b) "We don't know. This is the problem."
(c) "We shall see if justice would be served."
(d) "We would never have an election."
4. What does Suu Kyi find when she reaches her destination that she describes in her letter to the editor dated January 21, 1989?
(a) The streets are blocked off.
(b) There is graffitti with messages of support.
(c) The residents have lined the streets with flowers.
(d) She is denied entry by the army.
5. What happened to Aung San Su Kyi's party in the election in May 1990?
(a) Her party concusively won the election.
(b) The party leaders were executed.
(c) Her party did not appear on the ballot.
(d) Her party lost the election.
6. How did Suu Kyi conclude her letter to the editor dated January 21,1989?
(a) That Mying Aung "is going to get it."
(b) That Myint Aung "will get his just desserts."
(c) That Myint Aung "will get a good run for his money."
(d) That Myint Aung "will get what's coming to him."
7. What did the Nobel Peace Prize committee conclude about Aung San Suu Kyi?
(a) That she is a person of high character and a true leader.
(b) That she was one of the greatest examples of civic courage in Asia in decades.
(c) That she is a force for peace.
(d) That she stands head and shoulders above most leaders of the people.
8. In Suu Kyi's interview with Dominic Falder on AsiaWeek in July 1989, what does she describe as being poor?
(a) The economic vitiality of Burma.
(b) The health of Burma.
(c) The hope of the people of Burma.
(d) An organization totally under the thumb of a dictator.
9. According to Ann Pasternak Slater, what is one of Suu Kyi's talents?
(a) She has a beautiful singing voice.
(b) She is a talented artist.
(c) She is a seamstress.
(d) She is a fantastic swimmer.
10. In Ma Than E's essay, who accepts the Sakharov award for Aung San Suu Kyi?
(a) Suu Kyi's husband.
(b) Ma Than E.
(c) Suu Kyi's 13-year-old son Kim.
(d) U Than Tun.
11. Where is the place Suu Kyi describes in her letter to the editor dated January 21, 1989 located?
(a) In the Arakan Mountains.
(b) On the Bay of Bengal.
(c) On the Shan Plateau.
(d) On the Irrawaddy Delta.
12. What did the Nobel Peace Prize committee commend Aung San Suu Kyi for?
(a) Her perserverance.
(b) Her work reconciling Burma's ethnic groups.
(c) Her personal sacrifice.
(d) Her popularity among the people of Burma as a political leader.
13. What other organizations has Suu Kyi made appeals about the violation of human rights in Burma?
(a) Internation Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance and the Lautaro Lodge.
(b) Amnesty International and the National Commission of Jurists.
(c) Commonweath of Nations and No Peace Without Justice.
(d) Human Rights Watch and Genocide Watch.
14. What happened after Suu Kyi submitted her papers to stand for election in May 1990?
(a) The papers were lost.
(b) There was another military coup.
(c) The military regime disallowed her candidacy.
(d) Her name was put on the ballot.
15. How do Ann Pasternak Slater and Suu Kyi know each other as adults?
(a) They collaborate on political treatise.
(b) They are neighbors.
(c) They encounter each other at conferences.
(d) Their husbands are colleagues.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Ma Than E's essay, which is NOT a habit that Suu Kyi's mother practiced at home?
2. What was one of the reasons why Suu Kyi submitted her papers for candidacy for the election in May 1990?
3. According to Suu Kyi, in her speech on December 3, 1988, what is the life expectancy of someone in a dictatorship?
4. What was the Burmese government's initial approach toward Suu Kyi and her supporters mentioned in Josef Silverstein's essay?
5. What was significant when the Nobel Peace Prize committee made their determination for Suu Kyi to win the award?
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